FM Preview: Rangers v Elgin City 05 Jan 2013

Last updated : 04 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Elgin City fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Elgin City at Ibrox on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the Gers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox was earlier this season, with Rangers running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Dec Elgin City 2 - 6 Rangers Scottish Division Three
2012/2013 Sun 02 Dec Rangers 3-0 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup
1976/1977 Sat 26 Feb Rangers 3 - 0 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup
1951/1952 Sat 09 Feb Rangers 6 - 1 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup
1948/1949 Sat 22 Jan Rangers 6 - 1 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Rangers could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Gers have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 0.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The City's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 16 games giving them a return of 41 points.

Elgin City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 24 points from 16 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 6 0 0 20 5 18
Elgin City 6 1 2 3 6 14 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers may be coming up against a decent side in Elgin City, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Won 6 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 11 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
Elgin City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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